The North Carolina Folk Festival
A National Festival with Local Flavor
The North Carolina Folk Festival takes place each September and features more than 300 artists on multiple stages, with continuous performances.
The North Carolina Folk Festival attracts over 156,000 people to downtown Greensboro for a three-day celebration of cultural heritage through music, dance, handmade crafts, food, and family fun! The North Carolina Folk Festival is one of the fastest growing FREE festivals in the Southeast, and features an exciting, new lineup of global artists, American roots performers, and North Carolina flavors every year!